By Major Mylne MBE
This Regiment was once outfitted with Sherman Tanks and the narrative describes their increase from Meiktila to Rangoon.Well written, with solid aspect and with many references to individuals.The maps are so much priceless in assisting the narrative.Honour and Awards (all ranks) and checklist of officials who served within the crusade.
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It meant coping with an enemy who did not stand up and fight, wore no uniform, might appear anywhere at any time and blend back into the surrounding environment just as quickly, and did not confine his attacks to military targets. Montgomery had to put aside his ideas about was then much how still longer if part of the United the Irish Republican should be fought. He turned his attention to a dimension of combat, involving roadblocks against battles different house-to-house searches, and swoops in the night on suspected IRA arms and explosives caches.
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